Thurlby: The 2015 Northwest cherry season by the numbers

By |August 6th, 2015|

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Here we are in the first week of August and the 2015 Northwest Cherry season is all but over.

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Washington apple crop is down 10%

By |August 6th, 2015|

Washington State will harvest 125 million boxes of fresh apples this fall, according to the apple industry’s first official estimate of the season.

FairWeigh system for fair pay

By |August 3rd, 2015|

WSU develops in-the-field weighing system for picking buckets.

Manuel Martinez Jr., a Young Grower from Royal City, Washington

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Four months out of Wenatchee Valley College, Manuel talks with Good Fruit Grower about why he pursued a career in farming and orchard management.

Magic water

By |August 3rd, 2015|

Electrolyzed water is making waves in storage and packing house sanitation.

Codling moth will have a third generation this year

By |July 29th, 2015|

Late flights might cause fruit damage.

Just peachy!

By |July 28th, 2015|

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We’re in the middle of a spectacularly hot summer here in central Washington, and the fruit stands and supermarket aisles

Family farm puts flavor first

By |July 23rd, 2015|

Family Tree Farms sources new stone fruit varieties from around the world.

IFTA summer tour highlights gear to help fruit beat the heat

By |July 22nd, 2015|

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The 2015 IFTA summer tour provided an intense learning environment for growers and researchers who took part in the the

Digging back into peach history

By |July 21st, 2015|

The Chinese were clonally propagating peach trees at least 7,000 years ago.

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